Are you aged 6–18 with CF, or close to someone who is? We run fun and exciting online events for young people every week, to make friends, have fun and learn new skills (all from the comfort of your own home!).
From games nights, to free online workshops, to movie nights, we have something for everyone! Sign up to an event listed below by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 5 February, 6–8pm – Games night (8–14)
- 11 February, 6.30pm – Movie night (8–14)
- 26 February, 6–8pm – Games night (8–14)
- 5 March, 6pm – Movie night (8–14)
- 10 March, 5–7pm – Juggling workshop (6–12)
- 16 March – Arts and crafts
5–6.30pm: 6–9 year olds
6.45–8.15pm: 10–14 year olds
- 27 March – "Get moving with Nicole" (yoga and dance)
10–10.45am: 6–9 year olds
11am–12pm: 10–14 year olds
Sign up to an event!
"It was really fun and inspiring and I really enjoyed it... thank you so much to everyone involved!" - Young person with CF
"My son loved it and will definitely go again! It was 'The funnest thing he's ever done', he said!" - Mum to a young boy with CF
Keep up to date with what’s on at @CFTrustYouth on Twitter or get in touch with us at email@example.com.
Youth Advisory Group (YAG)
YAG is a group of young people aged 14-25 who have CF or close to someone living with the condition. As a member of YAG, you could:
- Influence work at the Trust
- Make sure the voices of young people with CF are heard
- Lead your own projects
- Meet amazing people
- Make a change!
Find out more about YAG and see how you can influence work at the Trust and ensure that the voices of young people with CF are heard.
Building Brighter Futures
Building Brighter Futures is a programme for 6-18 year olds with cystic fibrosis, funded by BBC Children in Need. Find out more about Building Brighter Futures and the upcoming workshops, talks and events that you can get involved in.
"I loved this workshop and I can't wait for the next one... it is the best workshop I have been to." - Young person with CF
"I really enjoyed the workshop and I don't usually like writing! I've made new friends and it gave me something to look forward to during lockdown. Thank you." - Young person with CF
Our youth Instagram account is created for, by and with young people with cystic fibrosis. It is a supportive space where young people can share their creations, thoughts and voices.
If you have something you’d like to share with the community then get in touch with us @cftrustyouth or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information and support
We've got loads of useful packs to help you through important life stages and events, whether you’re in secondary school, higher education or going to a festival.
Find out more on our information and support for young people page.
Launch of the leaving school pack
Whether you’re moving on to training, sixth-form, college, university, of taking a gap year, our resources are here to help you make the decisions that are right for you!
Take a look at our leaving school resources, which we created with parents and young people with cystic fibrosis. You'll find a pack for young people, a pack for parents, a booklet for training providers, colleges and universities, and even a short animation to help you decide what you want to do after you've left school!
Explore the packs
Clinical trials for young people
Ever wanted to know how new drugs for CF are developed? Jade, a member of our Youth Advisory Group, helped to design our clinical trials video for young people with CF, and even narrates the video herself!